A couple of years ago I tried Lourdes Castro’s Vaca Frita recipe in Food & Wine magazine. It was quite delicious but I haven’t made it since because I have a hard time finding a really good deal on flank… Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2011
I wish I could remember where I got this recipe, years ago, but I cannot. I thought chocolate was good for your memory… hmmm.. guess I’d better go make another batch of these warm, moist, rich chocolate cupcakes and see if… Continue reading
Caffe Driade is one of those word of mouth places that people who really, really like coffee know about. It pretty much has to be, because you could drive up and down Franklin St for the better part of your… Continue reading
Imagine what happens when brilliant local chefs meet up with local fresh produce. Imagine – or taste for yourself. It’s Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week meets the Raleigh Downtown Farmers’ Market for A Taste of Restaurant Week this Wednesday, Aug. 24. Several local… Continue reading
Did you know it is illegal to grow currants and gooseberries in NC? Apparently they host the fungus that causes the disease white pine blister rust which is one of the 5 most destructive diseases to white pines. It is… Continue reading
Does it look like this is turning into a cooking blog? It’s just that it’s summer and food tastes so good in the summer…partly because it really is better- fresher, juicier…but partly because there’s just a little more time to… Continue reading
I’m looking for the shop with the best chai in town – not from a syrup. Where should I go?